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Harriet the bald eagle is a celebrity in Southwest Florida. Thousands of people have watched her raise her family via the Eagle Cam in a nest perched high in a tree on the Pritchett family’s land in North Fort Myers. Now there's a children's book. Read more



Amanda Inscore

Getting out into nature does a body — and mind — a world of good. Studies back it up. Read more

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Brian Tietz

Warm sun on my skin. A cool breeze. These are the days that make visitors fall in love with Southwest Florida (and make me want to play hooky). But these days are numbered. Read more


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